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President Obama accepted his party's nomination for a second term at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., Thursday night. Due to a change in venue for Obama's speech, as many as 60,000 holders of community credentials were not allowed inside the arena. Instead, they had to watch the speech on TV.
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